MUSIC ACADEMY OF THE WEST PRESENTS
NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
MUSIC ACADEMY FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 9 “ODE TO JOY”
Over 7,000 $10 and free tickets will be offered to enjoy the New York Philharmonic at Santa Barbara City College’s La Playa Stadium. The historic concert will mark Alan Gilbert’s final appearance as New York Philharmonic Music Director.
Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony will feature Music Academy superstar alumni soprano Susanna Phillips (‘02,’03) and mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke (’02), joined by tenor Joe Kaiser, bass Morris Robinson, and the Los Angeles Master Chorale in the iconic “Ode to Joy,” closing with a stunning fireworks display over the ocean.
GABRIELA LENA FRANK Three Latin-American Dances for Orchestra
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9, “Ode to Joy”
There will be fireworks after the show at 9:15 PM.